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Students from Colegio Montessori Chiaravalle in León, Mexico, visited students at The NewGate School for the second annual student exchange program April 15 through April 27. Eight fourth- through sixth- grade students participated in the two-week immersion program.
NewGate hosted a celebration Friday, April 26, on its campus to celebrate diversity. “This exchange program has been an enormous success,” said NewGate Upper Elementary School teacher Robin Howe.
“Friendships were cultivated (during) last year’s (program) and we can see significant advances in interest in the Spanish language and culture,”
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The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs awarded New College of Florida students Robert Matthew Klinkel and Andrea Brody-Barre Critical Language Scholarships. Only one in eight applicants was selected to participate in the Critical Language Scholarship Program, which offers intensive summer language institutes in 13 critical foreign languages.
Klinkel will travel in June to China to study Chinese. Brody-Barre will travel in June to Rabat, Morocco, to study Arabic at AMIDEAST, an American educational nonprofit.
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Sarasota resident Sol Carson celebrated his 100th birthday Aug. 15, at the Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Sarasota Inc. The birthday party included cake, singing and family. Carson, a South Philadelphia native, lives in Sarasota with his son, Charles.
The St. Boniface Youth Group held an ice cream social for families Sunday, Aug. 17, in Siesta Key Village.
Calling all four-legged models! The Humane Society of Sarasota County will be accepting entries for its 3rd annual “The Real HousePets of Sarasota County” Pet Calendar and Photo Contest.